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Statement by Jim O'Hara, Director, Produce Safety Project, in Response to the FDA's Announcement Regarding Guidance on Produce Safety

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Jim O'Hara, Director, Produce Safety Project: We commend the FDA for moving forward on initiatives to improve the safety of fresh produce. The proposed guidance documents put out for com...

CareFusion Issues Update Regarding Previously Disclosed June 12, 2009 Recall of the Alaris(R) System

SAN DIEGO, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion Corporation, which is expected to become a public company following its planned spinoff from Cardinal Health, today issued the following update regarding its previously disclosed recall of the Alaris System: On June 12, 2009, the ...

Statement By Dr. Paul Zeitz Regarding a Proposed Amendment By Rep. Mark Souder to Prohibit HHS Funding For Needle Exchange

WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee approved an amendment by Representative Mark Souder (R-IN) which prohibits HHS (Health and Human Services) funding for programs which distribute sterile needles or syringes to pr...

The Community Oncology Alliance Responds to President Obama's Press Conference Comments Regarding Cancer Patients

WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Community Oncology Alliance (COA), a national non-profit organization of oncologists that advocates for cancer patients and community providers of cancer care, has responded in a public statement to President Obama's press conference, saying: ...

SedationFacts.org Presents Content on Policies and Conditions Regarding Alternative Methods for the Administration of Propofol

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SedationFacts.org, a web site for practicing gastroenterologists, gastroenterology nurses and gastroenterology fellows, announces enhanced site content addressing policies and conditions related to Non-anesthesiologist Administered Prop...

Notice Begins Announcing Pendency of a Class Action Regarding MetLife

NEW YORK, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The notice process has begun in a pending class action against MetLife. The class action involves MetLife's April 2000 conversion from a mutual insurance company to a stock company. The nationwide class action certified by the Federal Court in New York i...

Senators Baucus and Grassley Statement Regarding Physician Hospitals 'Despicable'

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Brett Gosney, President of the Board of Directors of Physician Hospitals of America in response to a news release issued today (July 17, 2009) by U.S. Senators Max Baucus and Chuck Grassley. "It is despicab...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding DOXIL(R) for Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer

HORSHAM, Pa., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the data presented today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) recommended that the combination of DOXIL(R) (doxorubicin HCI liposome injection) and docetaxel did not p...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding Trabectedin for Relapsed Ovarian Cancer

HORSHAM, Pa., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the data presented today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) recommended that the combination of trabectedin when administered with DOXIL(R) (doxorubicin HCI liposome injection) did not provide a...

Kendle Announces Details Regarding Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

CINCINNATI, July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kendle (Nasdaq: KNDL ) announced today that it will release its second quarter 2009 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009. The Company will host a telephone conference call and simultaneous webcast on Thursday...

Montana Meth Project Statement Regarding Billings Gazette Story

MISSOULA, Mont., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, July 5, 2009, The Billings Gazette published a story focused on the Montana Meth Project. The story also ran in the Helena Independent Record and the Missoulian the same day. In framing the story as a "debate" about the Montana Meth Projec...

American Society of Anesthesiologists Releases Following Statement Related to Media Inquires Regarding Michael Jackson's Death

CHICAGO, July 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to breaking news of drugs reportedly found at the scene of Michael Jackson's death, the American Society of Anesthesiologists releases the following statement: "The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), which is made up of physicians provid...

KV Pharmaceutical Receives Letter From NYSE Regarding Delayed Filing of Its 2009 Annual Report on Form 10-K

ST. LOUIS, June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KV Pharmaceutical Company (NYSE: KVa/KVb) (the "Company") today announced that it received a letter from NYSE Regulation, Inc. (the "NYSE") on June 16, 2009 informing the Company that it is subject to certain procedures as specified in Section 802.01E...

Fenwal Statement Regarding Patent Litigation

Company plans appeal and uninterrupted supply for customers LAKE ZURICH, Ill., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Fenwal Inc., a global leader focused on improving blood collection, safety and availability for patient care, said it will appeal the decision by a Boston court in a patent lawsuit brought by...

In Both the U.S. and Mexico, we Must Advance not Retreat From Strategic Government Goals Regarding Drug Addiction and Drug-Related Crime, Says Narconon International

LOS ANGELES, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is issued by Narconon International. "More drug rehabilitation and broader drug prevention, not less, is needed if we intend long-term reduction in drugs and crime along our border," says Clark Carr, president of Narconon International, a network ...

Endocare Receives NASDAQ Deficiency Letter Regarding Stockholders' Equity

IRVINE, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endocare, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENDO ), an innovative medical device company focused on the development of minimally invasive technologies for tissue and tumor ablation, today announced that on May 20, 2009 the Company received a letter from The NASDAQ St...

Gentiva(R) Health Services Receives Nasdaq Notification Regarding Independent Director Requirement

ATLANTA, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gentiva Health Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTIV ), a leading provider of comprehensive home health services, reported today that on May 14, 2009 it received official notification from Nasdaq that it is no longer in compliance with the exchange's independent ...

Amylin Issues Statement Regarding Open Letter From Icahn

SAN DIEGO, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) today released the following statement in response to Carl Icahn: "Icahn Associates has been criticizing our Board for our performance, we felt it was only fair to point out, according to Icahn's own st...

Statement by Blue Shield of California CEO Bruce Bodaken Regarding White House Health Reform Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's announcement takes shared responsibility to a whole new level. Six major organizations are committing to share responsibility for saving $2 trillion in healthcare costs over the next decade. If they succeed, affordable coverage for all is ...

Belize Takes Further Action Regarding Influenza A (H1N1) to Ensure Safety of Travelers

Country continues to remain free of swine flu cases BELIZE CITY, Belize, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to further shield its residents and travelers against the swine flu, which is now being referred to as influenza A (H1N1), Belize is taking additional proactive steps towards protec...

American Academy of Dermatology Responds to FDA Decision Regarding Botulinum Toxin Products

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) today issued a statement in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) announcement that a box warning will be added to the labeling of botulinum toxin products and a medication guide...

Official Statement From the Belize Tourism Board Regarding Swine Flu Pandemic

BELIZE CITY, Belize, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- As a result of the recent swine flu outbreak throughout the world, the Central American country of Belize has implemented several vigilant measures in an effort to protect all residents and travelers. While the Ministry of Tourism, Civil Aviation and ...

General Public and Physicians Express Similar Levels of Concern Regarding Potential Swine Flu Pandemic

- 63% of general public and physicians believe there is some risk for a catastrophic pandemic - FLEMINGTON, N.J., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study among 2,225 members of the general public revealed that 63% of respondents indicated that there is some risk that the current situati...

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. Announcement Regarding Swine Flu Virus

GUADALAJARA, JALISCO, Mexico, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: PAC ; BMV: GAP) ("the Company" or "GAP" today announced the following: On Sunday, April 26, 2009, the Mexican National Health Department confirmed the existence of Type A...

Encorium Announces Receipt of Letter from Nasdaq Regarding its 2008 Form 10-K Filing

Additional impairment charge anticipated in the fourth quarter of 2008 WAYNE, Pa., April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Encorium Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENCO ), a full service multinational contract research organization (CRO) that provides design, development, and management capabilities for ...

Proposed $350 Million Class Action Settlement Regarding Drug Pricing Provides Consumers and Third-Party Payors With Money Back

WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts has preliminarily approved the settlement of a class action with McKesson, a large drug wholesaler. The lawsuit, called New England Carpenters Health Benefits Fund v. First DataBank...

Progen Receives Nasdaq Notice Regarding Board Composition

BRISBANE, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Progen Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: PGL; Nasdaq: PGLA ; the "Company") has received a letter dated 17th April 2009 from the Nasdaq Stock Market, notifying the Company that it no longer meets the independent director, audit and compensation co...

Delta Dental Plans Association and Delta Dental of Minnesota Agree to Conditions Regarding Supplier

OAK BROOK, Ill., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Delta Dental Plans Association and Delta Dental of Minnesota have agreed to conditions for Delta Dental of Minnesota to continue to receive certain services from DeCare Dental fo...

CAMR Statement Regarding NIH Draft Guidelines for Embryonic Stem Cell Research

WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement may be attributed to Amy Comstock Rick, president, Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research: "We are pleased that the National Institutes of Health has taken the next step in the process of creating federal guid...

Cardium Provides Update Regarding Exchange Listing Compliance Plan Accepted by NYSE Amex

SAN DIEGO, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM ) provided an update regarding its exchange listing compliance plan which has been accepted by the NYSE Amex (formerly the American Stock Exchange). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20051018/CAR...

Consumers More Optimistic than Doctors Regarding Future of U.S. Health Care Reform

- Consumers confident; doctors uncertain about progress in the next five years - FLEMINGTON, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study among 2,547 physicians and consumers revealed that consumers have a more positive outlook on the future of health care reform in the U.S. The ...

eDiets.com(R) Receives NASDAQ Notice Regarding Market Value of Listed Securities

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- eDiets.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: DIET ), a leading provider of convenient at-home diet, fitness and healthy lifestyle solutions, today announced that it received a notice from the NASDAQ Stock Market indicating that the market value of the Comp...

Policies regarding IRB members' industry relationships often lacking

At a time of heightened concern about conflicts of interest posed by relationships between academic medical researchers and commercial firms, a new study finds that a significant number of academic institutions do not have clear policies covering the industrial relationships of members of Institut...

AUDIO from Medialink and Men's Health Network: Important Decision Regarding Prostate Cancer

NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime? Listen to this report from Men's Health Network at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv/oneClip_C/?feed=sQvw_ziLvl66Eohv4invEGCD_tkVLoDS This year alone, the National Cancer Ins...

Grocery Manufacturers Association Statement Regarding President Obama's Nomination of FDA Commissioner

WASHINGTON, March 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grocery Manufacturers Association issued the following statement from its president and CEO, Pamela G. Bailey , in response to President Obama's nomination of Dr. Margaret Hamburg as Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration...

Insmed Announces FDA Issues Statement Regarding Position on Allowing Patients With ALS Access to IPLEX(TM) Under an IND

RICHMOND, Va., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Insmed Inc. (Nasdaq: INSM ), a developer of follow-on biologics (FOB) and biopharmaceuticals, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a statement on its website in regards to the agency's position on allowing p...

Statement by Bruce Bodaken, Chairman & CEO, Blue Shield of California, Regarding President Obama's Healthcare Summit

SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama has jumpstarted a conversation this country desperately needs about how to reduce healthcare costs, improve quality and cover every American. By setting a goal of universal coverage and initiating a public dialog informed by hard t...

International Panel of Experts Gather for Roundtable Consensus Regarding Multiple Myeloma Related Disease

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, February 25, 2009, the Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research (IMBCR) will host a roundtable discussion bringing leading scientists in the field of cancer research together to discuss monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined signif...

Synutra Issues Statement Regarding Market Rumors on Revocation of its Production Certification

QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Synutra International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYUT , "Synutra"), a leading infant formula company in China, and a producer, marketer and seller of nutritional products for infants, children and adults, today issued a statement explaining...

Consumer Watchdog Calls on HMO Regulator to Disclose Communications With Insurance Companies Regarding Autism Coverage Denials

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog called on the California Department of Managed Health Care to make public all communications between top Department officials and insurance company representatives regarding the treatment of autism. Currently, man...
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